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Postdoctoral PositionsPart of the mission of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies is to train individuals for careers in scientific research. The expectation is that trainees will study in the many new fields developed by Institute faculty, learn the research techniques they have created, and go on to positions of leadership in other prominent scientific institutions. Postdoctoral training opportunities at the Institute are posted below.

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The Salk Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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All posted positions close at 11:59 PST of the Closes On Date, unless posted as Open Until Filled. ←Return to ListJob #: G398Posted Date: February 8, 2019Closes On: Open Until FilledJob Title: Postdoctoral Position - Regulatory Biology Laboratory, Dr. Dannielle EngleStatus: Regular Full TimeBenefits Eligible: YesLaboratory/Department: Regulatory Biology LaboratoryLaboratory research focuses on understanding the etiology of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer to develop better prevention, diagnostic, and treatment strategies. This work focuses on leveraging changes to glycosylation and the cross-talk between ductal cells with their microenvironment during disease pathogenesis. We rely heavily on three-dimensional organoid mono- and co-culture systems as well as genetically engineered mouse models. Through collaborations with both clinicians and pharmaceutical companies, we will bridge the divide between basic science and patient care. Position Description: Post-doctoral positions are immediately available for individuals with a good understanding of cancer and disease modeling. This position offers the opportunity to help build a team from the ground up in this newly opened laboratory. Ideal candidates should be intellectually curious, well-organized and well-versed in constructive problem solving. Experience with cell culture and mouse modeling is preferred.

Education: Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related fields.

Application Instructions: Postdoc Application: Applicants should submit a current CV and cover letter to both Dr. Dannielle Engle, and Annabell Garcia .

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